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Demography

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  • From Provinces into Nationsby Susan Cotts Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    Between 1870 and 1960, national boundaries became more evident on the demographic map of Western Europe. In most of the fifteen countries examined here, differences in marital fertility, illegitimacy, and marriage from one province (counties, cantons, arrondissements) to another diminished considerably. From Provinces into Nations describes this shift... more...

  • Applying Respondent Driven Sampling to Migrant Populationsby Guri Tyldum; Lisa Johnston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book gives a thorough introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of planning, conducting and analysing data from Respondent Driven Sampling surveys, drawing on the experiences of experts in the field as well as pioneers that have applied Respondent Driven Sampling methodology to migrant populations. more...

  • The Tyranny of Numbers: Why Counting Can?t Make Us Happyby David Boyle

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Never before have we attempted to measure as much as we do today. Why are we so obsessed with numbers? What can they really tell us? more...

  • Population Geographyby K. Bruce Newbold

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 54.99

    This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. After grounding students in the fundamentals, K. Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques commonly used to describe and understand population concepts using real-world issues and events. Drawing on both US and international... more...

  • The Demographic Challengeby Florian Coulmas; Harald Conrad; Annette Schad-Seifert; Gabriele Vogt

    BRILL 2008; US$ 289.00

    Explores the challenges demographic change poses to Japan. This book provides the fundamental data involved, and addresses the social and cultural aspects of Japan's demographic change. It is dedicated to the political, economic and social security aspects of demographic change. more...

  • Tibetan Transitionsby Geoff Childs

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    Tibetan Transitions uses the dual lenses of anthropology and demography to analyze population regulating mechanisms in traditional Tibetan societies, and to link recent fertility transitions with family systems, economic strategies, gender equity, and family planning ideologies. more...

  • Imploding Populations in Japan and Germanyby Florian Coulmas; Ralph Lützeler

    BRILL 2011; US$ 177.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of low birth-rates and population decline on Japan and Germany. Experts from both countries examine a broad range of issues, from demographic change, social ageing, family policies, family formation, work-life balance, domestic and international migration to business perspectives and labour... more...

  • Asian Cross-border Marriage Migrationby Wen-Shan Yang; Melody Chia-Wen Lu

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.50

    An interdisciplinary overview of cross-border marriage migration between Southeast Asia and East Asia over the past two decades more...

  • The Flexible Imaginationby William Leggett

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99

    The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, is a behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national backgrounds who work together for several notorious Fortune 500 corporations out of Southeast Asia. It describes how people cope with unfamiliar... more...

  • The Murder of the Middle Classby Wayne Allyn Root

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    The great American middle class is dying—and not from natural causes. The Murder of the Middle Class exposes the crime and indicts the conspirators, from the Obama administration to their willing accomplices in big business, big media, and big unions—naming names and pointing out their misdeeds. Bestselling author Wayne Allyn Root doesn't just... more...